Too many, too little, too early, too late, not at all: a lot of things can go wrong with menstruation. And all those disorders have a name. An alphabetic summary. (…)
heavy menstrual bleeding
A heavy period awareness month. That’s happening in November in the Netherlands, where around 500.000 women suffer from heavy menstrual blood loss (HMB). Only 54% of these women visit a GP. (…)
To make it easier to talk about heavy menstrual bleeding, medical student Yara Dixon developed a colourful symptom checker. Currently, it’s available in Dutch, English, Turkish and Arabic. (…)
Just to be clear. The comic Super Woman by Proud Mary isn’t about the legendary action hero Superwoman by Marvel. The autobiographical illustrations are about Super Plus Tampon Woman. Who, in a sense, also possesses super powers. (…)
They can contain toxins and cause TSS. At least, that’s what rumours say. Are tampons really that dangerous or do people make a big fuss about nothing? Period! investigates the matter.